Ellis Hospital - Bellevue Woman's Care Center

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Maternity Information

New York State's Maternity Information Law requires each hospital to provide the following information about its childbirth practices and procedures. This information can help you to better understand what you can expect, learn more about your childbirth choices, and plan for your baby's birth. Data shown are for 2012. For more information please see the Maternity Information Brochure.

All births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Total births 2,632100.0%n/a
Forceps delivery 80.3%0.4%
Low/outlet forceps delivery 80.3%0.2%
Mid forceps delivery 00.0%0.0%
Internal fetal monitoring 291.1%8.4%
External fetal monitoring 2,60098.8%90.0%
Induction by artificial rupture of membranes 80.3%11.1%
Induction by medicine 50019.0%17.4%
Augmented labor 27610.5%20.1%
Analgesia 2,14281.4%40.6%
Attended by midwife 2057.8%9.5%

Vaginal births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Vaginal births 1,86370.9%65.9%
Vaginal birth after prior cesarean 3611.0%11.3%
Breech births delivered vaginally 70.3%0.2%
Episiotomy 754.0%15.2%
General anesthesia 20.1%0.4%
Spinal anesthesia 65735.4%5.5%
Epidural anesthesia 834.5%59.1%
Local/other anesthesia 19210.3%12.1%
Paracervical anesthesia 00.0%0.0%
Pudendal anesthesia 00.0%0.1%

Cesarean births

InterventionThis FacilityStatewide
Cesarean births 76529.1%34.1%
Primary cesarean 47418.0%20.5%
Repeat cesarean 29111.1%13.6%
General anesthesia 182.4%4.4%
Spinal anesthesia 63383.4%67.5%
Epidural/local anesthesia 8310.9%26.8%


Infant Feeding Method1This FacilityStatewide
Fed any breast milk 2,01680.9%83.8%
Fed exclusively breast milk 1,63365.5%40.6%
Breastfed Infants Supplemented with Formula2 38319.0%51.6%

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